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  • 'Pakistan stands with Iran in this hour of need': Qureshi on US withdrawal from nuclear accord

    Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, who arrived in Islamabad on Thursday for a two-day visit, held detailed talks with his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Friday, with both sides underlining the need to promote bilateral relations in all areas of cooperation...

    Welcoming the dignitary, Qureshi noted the potential for "strengthening the already strong bilateral relationship" between Pakistan and Iran...

  • Pakistan won’t abandon peace efforts, says Qureshi

    WASHINGTON: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Sunday that despite India’s reluctance, Pakistan would not close doors on its efforts to promote peace in the region...

    Addressing a news conference at the Pakistan Embassy in Washington, Mr Qureshi also dispelled the impression that Pakistan was being forced to choose between China and the United States...

  • No progress in Afghan peace process without involving Pakistan: Qureshi

    WASHINGTON: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that there can be no progress in the Afghan peace process without involving Pakistan and this cooperation can only be gained in a friendly manner...

    In a wide-ranging news conference at the end of his 10-day visit to the United States, Mr Qureshi pointed out that Pakistan had a 70-year-old relationship with America, which should not be viewed through “Afghanistan’s prism”... ...

  • Aasia cannot leave Pakistan due to pending review: Qureshi

    ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that Aasia Bibi, who has been acquitted of a blasphemy charge by the Supreme Court, cannot leave the country because of pending review of her case before the court...

    A review petition is being heard, so how can she go,” Mr Qureshi said while talking to journalists on Wednesday...

  • FM Qureshi hopes Brexit will present 'new opportunities' for Pakistan and UK

    Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Tuesday expressed hope that the impending Brexit deal — Britian's planned withdrawal from the European Union — would open new opportunities for trade and development for both the United Kingdom and Pakistan...

    Qureshi appreciated expanded bilateral cooperation between the two countries and stressed that the UK was an important trade and investment partner of Pakistan...

  • 'Pakistan stands with Sri Lanka': Qureshi calls Sri Lankan premier to condemn terrorist attacks

    Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Sunday called Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to condole and condemn the terrorist attacks that rocked the country on Easter Day...

    In his call to Wickremasinghe, Qureshi expressed "his deepest condolences on behalf of Prime Minister Imran Khan and the people of Pakistan in the wake of terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka", said a statement issued by the ministry...

  • Qureshi for across-the-board accountability

    SUKKUR: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Shah Mehmood Qureshi has called for an across-the-board accountability of corrupt people in the country...

    They said the PTI chief had cancelled his visit to Sindh because of differences between senior party leaders Shah Mehmood Qureshi and Jahangir Tareen...

  • Qureshi for FCR abolition to ease tribesmen’s suffering

    GHALANAI: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf vice-chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Tuesday said Fata tribesmen were the real defenders of Pakistan and its frontiers and their sufferings should be eased by doing away with the ‘draconian’ FCR law...

    Mr Qureshi said the tribal people rendered many sacrifices during war against terrorism as they lost lives, properties and got displaced from their homes...

  • PTI workers’ protest outside Qureshi’s house continues

    MULTAN: Workers of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf continued their protest on the second day on Wednesday against the unjust distribution of party tickets for the local government elections...

    Protesting outside the residence of Shah Mahmood Qureshi, they announced continuing their protest if the tickets were not issued to their candidates...

  • PTI does not have a level playing field in NA-120: Qureshi

    LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) vice chairman Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Thursday lashed out at the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) allegedly for not providing his party a level playing field in the campaign for the NA-120 by-election...

    Several PTI leaders, including Dr Yasmin Rashid, the PTI’s candidate for the by-poll, joined Mr Qureshi at a press conference to raise the issue of violations of the ECP’s code of conduct by...

  • PbBC restores Qureshi’s licence

    LAHORE: The executive committee of the Punjab Bar Council (PbBC) has restored practicing licence of Lahore High Court Bar Association-Multan chapter President Sher Zaman Qureshi, which was earlier suspended by a larger bench of the high court for his constant failure to join contempt proceedings against him...

    The committee comprising Syed Farhad Ali Shah, Aziz Khan Punia and Arif Gurmani passed the order on a representation filed by...

  • ECP code being violated in PP-196, says Qureshi

    MULTAN: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Vice Chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi said the Election Commission of Pakistan’s (ECP) code of conduct is being violated in by-elections in PP-196...

    Qureshi requested the ECP to summon him as a complainant and Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif over issuance of the directive...

  • JI didn’t pledge support to PML-N in PP-196: Qureshi

    MULTAN: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Vice Chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi has rejected a PML-N claim that Jamaat-i-Islami will support the ruling party candidate in PP-196 by-poll...

    Talking to the media here on Sunday, Mr Qureshi quoted JI spokesperson Amirul Muazzam as having said that his party had so far made no decision with regard to supporting anyone in the by-poll...

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